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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency New Sheqel (NIS)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 22072  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 7644  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 346.3  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Jerusalem (791) Designation and data provided by Israel. The position of the United Nations on Jerusalem is stated in A/RES/181 (II) and subsequent General Assembly and Security Council resolutions. Includes East Jerusalem.  
United Nations membership date 11 May 1949  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 241069  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 217690  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 133701  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 3.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 31537.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 29336.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 20246.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 30549.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 28649.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 20033.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 19.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 16.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 16.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 3.73 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 3.55 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 4.60 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 850  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 7172  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 4043  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 130  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 124  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 134  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 126  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 111  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 6.9 Nonstandard geographical coverage. Excludes armed forces and/or conscripts.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.6 Nonstandard geographical coverage. Excludes armed forces and/or conscripts.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.0 Nonstandard geographical coverage. Excludes armed forces and/or conscripts.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 20.4 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2009. Excludes mining and quarrying. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 21.4 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.7 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2009. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 58.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 52.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 69.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 62.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 60.7  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 2886 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2803 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1903 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 3078  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 1592  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 119.9 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 122.8 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 117.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 73.4 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 67.5 Age group 20 years and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 25.2  
Exports (million US$) 2012 63140.6  
Imports (million US$) 2012 73112.1  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -9971.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United States (27.8), China, Hong Kong SAR (7.7), United Kingdom (5.7)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Areas nes (19.5), United States (12.9), China (7.3) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Urban population (%) 2013 92.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 27.7  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 16.6/13.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 98.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.5/79.8  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 3.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 68.0 Age group 18 to 39 years. 1987-1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 2046.9/26.5 Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 56549  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 5.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 103.8/102.4  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 55.6  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.6/7.2  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 22.5  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 143  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 7.1  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 70598/9.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 3104.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 537 Based on monthly averages for the period 1981-2010.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 13.9/22.3 Based on monthly averages for the period 1995-2009.  
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